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Learn how we’re keeping our campus community safe, healthy and engaged during our gradual return to campus.
Note: The university’s mandatory vaccine directive is now in effect. Learn more about vaccine requirements.

Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

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A research time stipend for a member of the chair's research team.


The salary of a faculty member other than the chairholder, or of anyone who is not a member of the research team.


Costs associated with the relocation of the chairholder and family other than those for travel and the transportation of household effects.


Insurance premiums on equipment and research vehicles.


Cost of technical services or supplies from a company owned by a faculty member who is eligible to apply for funding from any one of the three federal granting agencies.


Death benefits and any other discretionary benefit.


Discretionary severance and separation packages.


Passport and immigration fees.


Internet installation charges.


Monthly charges for telephone rental or connection or for PDAs.


Cost of connection or installation of telephone or other lines.


Costs associated with answering services and rental or purchase of cellular telephones or PDAs.


Costs associated with purchase of library books and of computer or other information services that are provided to all members of an institution.


Accommodation and meals while the chairholder is on sabbatical leave.


The travel costs of a chairholder's family or research team member from the home institution to the sabbatical location.


Cost of a teaching replacement while the chairholder is on leave.


Patenting expenses.


Costs associated with regulatory compliance, including ethical review, biohazard or radiation safety, environmental assessments or provincial or municipal regulations and bylaws.